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watching "early today."len kiese will join us at 5am. a developing story we've been following overnight.... platt springs road in lexington county has been re-opened to traffic after being closed for hours last night when two lexington county sheriff's department vehicles collided. investigators tell us 3 deputies were hurt in that crash. they remain in the hospital but are expected to be okay. we're told the deputies were responding to a burglary call when the crash happened just before 9 last night. the highway patrol is now investigating how the collision happened. our michal higdon is following this developing story and will join us live with a new update ahead at 5am. let's get your early morning started with a look at your forecast. tim miller is in the first alert storm center with your wake up weather. great stretch of weathth over the next few days. mostly sunny with highs in the
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warmer through the weekend! friday sunday: partly cloudud highs in the upper 60s to middle 70s by sunday. changes coming as it looks wet and cooler starting monday and much of the next week. trending in decision 2016 news this morning -- presidential candidate ted cruz
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the republican campaign trail. the latest nbc news-wall street journal poll finds cruz the leading candidate among likely republican voters -- just two points ahead of donald trump with florida senator marco rubio in 3rd place. ted cruz, marco rubio and ben carson were 3 candidates tackling the topics on the minds of voters, just days before a crucial primary. all 3 were on stage last night for a town hall hosted by cnn in greenville. karin caifa was there. ben carson, marco rubio and ted cruz took questions from audience members, as well as moderator anderson cooper. some audience members -- undecided voters. some leaning in one direction, but not entirely committed to a candidate in saturday's primary. handling national security and
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policy, and readiness to be commander-in- chief -- it's an important topic here in south carolina -- and a question posed to both the neurosurgeon ben carson, and the freshman senator, marco rubio. presidential candidate "ya know i can guarantee you that i've had more 2am phone calls than anybody else, all the rest of them put together, have had to make life and death decisions." presidential candidate "as both a member of the intelligence committee and foreign relations committee over the last five years i've been dealing with every single
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a question posed to rubio hinted at an anxiety some voters feel over? the last candidate to take trump's personality, than his suggest we go should have commander-in-chief." trump will be among the republican candidates who take time on wednesday trading jabs on the trail and on twitter. in greenville, south carolina, i'm karin caifa. marco rubio picks up one of his south carolina. ladies and gentlemen if we elect marco rubio, every day will be a great day in america." governor haley announced her endorsement of rubio during his campaign event in chapin yesterday. she talked about how her lifestyle was similar to rubio's -- stating he understands the hardships of americans. haley says she believes rubio will bring unity to the republican party. "i want a president who's going to have the backs of our military veterans and those in active duty. i want a president who knows that when we fight wars, we win wars. i want a president who understands we need to stop the federal mandates
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states because of obamacare and the epa." govenor haley will be joining marco rubio on his campaign trail today. she's scheduled to appear at his event in greenville this morning. while governor haley heard cheers from the crowd in chapin -- her name earned some boos in sumter. that's where donald trump spoke to a crowd of thousands. our chad mills was there. just minutes after governor nikki haley endorsed senator marco rubio in chapin. lt. gov. henry mcmaster "you usually don't see crowds like this, people like this, this many, at an event like this." .her lieutenant governor, henry mcmaster, introduced the front-runner to thousands at the sumter county civic center. lt. gov. henry mcmaster "this is an important moment in the history of our country." donald trump was greeted by chants of "u.s.a" and "build that wall" from the supportive crowd. while he continues s maintain a
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south carolina polls, he cautioned his supporters. donald trump "you have to assume we're tied, okay? please assume you're tied, because on saturday, you have to get out and vote." trump continued his push for a wall to fight illegal immigration. donald trump "we have 179,000 we found this out the other day criminal illegal they're in the country. they're all over the place." in a crowd where some wore shirts that read "hillary for prison 2016," trump attacked the democratic candidate on her e-mail scscdal. donald trump "did you ever notice the way president doesn't want to do this." i mean, did you ever here her so solicitous? i mean, you know why. tell me why. that's right. she doesn't want to get indicted. that's right." trump attacked some fellow republicans too. he called ted cruz a liar and had some words for governor nikki haley. .haley's name was booed by the crowd as soon as trump spoke it. donald trump "first of all, she's very weak on illegal immigration. very weak."
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donald trump will appear in columbia tongiht for the 2nd town hall hosted by cnn. jeb bush and john kasich will also be there. those new poll numbers released yesterday are suggesting trump could be losing his edge nationally. according to nbc ted cruz is now polling two percentage points ahead of trump. marco rubio comes in third in that poll with 17 percent...followed by john kasich, ben carson, and jeb bush. cruz didn't seem too surprised by the numbers. "it's tremendously encouraging...to be leading the field nationally, i think as a result. hj: did you ever think you'd be here? cruz: that was always the plan. that's how you win. you've gotta get to first place to win." when it comes to polling in south carolina however, the numbers continue to show cruz well behind donald trump. to cast your vote in the
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saturday there are a few things to keep in mind. polls around the state open up at 7 am and close at 7 pm. you must have a form of photo id present. accepted forms of i.d. include a driver license, i.d. card from the dmv, voter registration card with a photo, military i.d. or a passport. once you've been checked in, a polling manager will take you to the voting booth. "the first thing you'll see is an instruction screen. if you're familiar with the screen then you can just go ahead and touch "view ballot." your ballot comes up and it's a real simple ballot it has one office. it does have a lot of candidate on it so you want to educate yourself on whose still in the race before voting. then you just choose a candidate and hit review and then check you r candidate on the review screen and make sure it's what you want it to be. press it again and confirm and your ballot's been cast." to find your polling place, as well as information on absentee voting head to wistv.com and click on the
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remember for complete decision 2016 coverage -- head to wistv dot com. investigators are looking into an accident on highway 277 last night that sent two people to the hospital. columbia police say it happened on the north bound entry ramp from sunset boulevard. one vehicle was left in pretty bad shape on the side of the road. investigators are still trying to determine what caused a fire that nearly destroyed a columbia home. the home on redwood court was nearly engulfed in flames when firefighters arrived. video taken by fire crews show flames shooting up out of the home. fire officials say no one was hurt in the fire--but two people inside were taken to a hospital to be checked out as a precaution. a kershaw county judge will decide over the next few days whether to grant bond to a camden man accused of fatally shooting a teenager. 49-year-old jimmy methe will remain in jail after his court appearance yesterday. methe is accused of shooting 17-year-old brandon spencer, after methe claimed he caught him stealing from his truck
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the prosecution is asking for a high surety bond until proceedings move forward. the director of south carolina's department of public safety is heading for another four years at the helm. yesterday, the senate unanimously approved leroy smith for a second term at the dps. the agency overseas the highway patrol, transport police, and bureau of protective services. smith took over the agency in 2011. he says he hopes to address concerns over low pay to help retain troopers. coming up...the clemson tigers remain on the bubble for this years ncaa tournament, needing a strong finish to the season to get in. see if the tigers could get another big conference win last night against boston college in rick henry's thursday sportswrap. break 1 this is resume building time for
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basketball team. they're trying to put themselves in the best position for acc tournament seeding and and a spot in a
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tonight the tigers hosted boston college...the eagles are winless in the a-c. first half...landry nnoko comes up with the loose ball....the tigers are off and running...donte grantham misses the layup....but nnoko is there to make it all good..... irmo's jordan roper hits an early three pointer...but that would be his only bucket of the game...he finishes with three points.... again tonight...jaron blossomgame leads the tigers with 23 points and eight rebounds..... clemson wins it 65 to 54. the tigers improve to 16 and ten overall.....9-and-5 in the acc. this is the first week of the high school basketball state playoffs. the four-a boys tipped off tonight. the number one team in the coaches poll....the irmo yellow jackets. here's coach whipple getting his irmo players ready... ---- second quarter.tavonne bond misses the layup but tony brice is there to clean up the mess and score.he
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tonight.jackets up 15-to-7. --- the gators wouldn't go away.marquis collins knocks down the three...goose creek trails 28-to-19 at the half. --- second half was all irmo.bond tosses it up for r-j-gunn for the alley oop.gunn had 11.jackets would outscore goose creek 23-to-2 in the third. top ranked irmo advances with a 65 to 42 win over goose creek. they face summerville on saturday. the keenan raiders are ranked second in class 2-a. tonight they hosted the buford yellow jackets. fourth quarter...majerle poole with a three pointer....the raiders are up 59-to-36. this was not a stressful night for the keenan fans.... here dantrell sligh- rodgers picks off the pass...down the sideline he goes..in for the layup.....it's 61 to 36. tariq simmons is an all-state guard for keenan...he makes the tough layup and draws the foul.... keenan beats buford by 34 points...76 to 42. great stretch of weather over
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mostly sunny with highs in the upper 50s today then warmer through the weekend! friday sunday: partly cloudy,
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the upper 50s today then warmer through the weekend! friday sunday: partly cloudy, highs in the upper 60s to middle 70s by sunday. changes coming as it looks wet and cooler starting monday and much of the next week.
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democratic presidential
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political "fire wall" in south carolina. sanders spoke with wis news 10 yesterday. after barely losing to hillary
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caucuses and soundly beating her in the new hampshire primary, sanders has been concentrating on this saturday's nevada caucus. but he has also been running hard in south carolina in the palmetto state, support for hillary has been historically so strong the state is sometimes called the "fire wall" that can stop an opponent. but sanders told wis he's going after that wall. i think we may create a bit of a crack in that proposed firewall. we did very well in iowa. we defined expectations there. we won in new hampshire. i think we've got a real good shot in nevada. and i honestly believe we are going to do a lot, a lot better in south carolina then people have thought that we would. there's no question in my mind that we have closed the gap. every poll that i have seen says that. we started off 50, 60 points behind. we are still behind today. but we have a period eft to go. i think the momentum is with us and i think
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voter turnout, if working people come out to vote, if a lower income people come out to vote , if young people come out to vote, you know what? i think we got a shot to win this." sanders says clinton is well known in south carolina but that he is already having success getting out his message of free health care, free college tuition and changes in the criminal justice system. senator sanders has so far been able to capitalize on the enthusiasm of young voters. but not everyone is sold just yet. the youth vote and the african-american vote are very important, particularly here in the palmetto state. students we spoke to at the university of south carolina say they've done their research. some say they aren't letting traditional norms skew who they support. :16-:26 "from what i know, yes, i'm the only republican in my family."26:46-27:00 "did my research and found out that my views fit in more with republican party as opposed to the democratic party." :43-:45 "i'm supporting governor kasich."
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fairly sure who they'll vote for, others say they're still open to changing their minds. despite low poll numbers across the board--ben carson's campaign isn't slowing down in south carolina. between stops in columbia and greenville, carson made a pit stop yesterday in newberry for lunch at the grille on main. he was joined by south carolina voters like clarice smalley, who says she's knocked on at least 12-thousand doors, handing out information about carson. "my friend and i got involved... first time we've ever been involved in politics, because he's just god's answer for this country and we've been inspired." dr. carson's final south carolina stops ahead of the primary include greenville, north charleston and florence. still to come this morning on sunrise... a story of the support for mother emanuel ame church in the months following the shooting tragedy. break 3 hallie jackson good morning and this morning a
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the upper 50s today then warmer through the weekend! friday sunday: partly cloudy, highs in the upper 60s to middle 70s by sunday. changes coming as it looks wet and cooler starting monday and much of the next week. it's been eight months since the shooting at mother emanuel ame church in charleston. and the church has received all sorts of gifts from across the world to help their grief. travis rice got a look at what church members are doing with all the gifts they've received. at the base of the ravenel bridge.. an unassuming brick building... holds things emanuel ame church never asked for... the thousands of gifts sent
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massacre. where do you start? liz alston is tasked with organizing the emanuel archives as their called. s/liz alston/church member we're trying to make sure that what we do will be appreciated by posterity, i guess. it' such an awesome task" paintings, letters, cards, stuffed animals s/liz alston/church member people set hats, they send afghans, they send pot holders the city of charleston lent the
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space after they ran out of room at emanuel. "hundreds, at least a hundred portraits, suzy jackson, that's the painting right there" my life becomes alive because it is history that has happened at thanks for starting your day
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lexington county where three sheriff's deputies had to be taken to the hospital after a crash involving two patrol vehicles. we'll bring you the very latest- live from the scene.
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massive recall involving three million toyota suvs worldwide. the big safety flaw that could cause problems in a crash. plus... the battle between ted cruz and donald trump has brewed over. this morning- why cruz is standing his ground on one campaign message and telling his rival to bring on the lawsuits. it's thursday, february 18th. and news 10 sunrise starts right now. good morning. thanks for waking up with sunrise. i'm mary king. i'm len kiese. it's five o'clock on this thursday, february 18th. top stories as you're waking up this morning... we're still working to find out the latest on three lexington county deputies' conditions after a crash involving two road-- just down from old orangeburg road. all three deputies were taken to the hospital with injuries. our michal higdon is live on the scene. we'll check in with her in just
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also this morning-- the nation has a new republican presidential frontrunner. an nbc news/wall street journal poll released wednesday shows ted cruz leading donald trump by two percentage points. that's after months of polling showing trump with a lead. cruz's take on the slight bump in the polls...just ahead. plus... governor nikki haley has made her choice for who she feels would be the best 2016 presidential pick. hit the trail with the candidate. but first-- we're looking up at skies full of sunshine here in the midlands today. tim miller has a check of your first alert forecast as you wake up this morning. enjoy the sunshine and warming temperatures for the rest of the week with highs mainly in the 60s and 70s and lows in the 30s and 40s. rain returns to the forecast monday through wednesday of next week. back to our top story this morning-- three lexington county
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of their patrol vehicles collided on the way to an emergency call. this happened on platt springs road near old orangeburg road. our michal higdon is live where this crash happened with the latest details. the scene at this point in the morning is clear and a very different picture than what
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hours ago. i talked with adam myrick, the spokesperson for the lexington county sheriff's department. he says all three deputies involved in this crash are in stable condition with non life-threatening injuries and expected to be okay. this is video of what that crash scene looked like last night. right now details are still very limited on how this crash happened -- as we await new information last night. right now details are still very limited on how this crash happened -- as we await new information from the highway patrol. what we do know is the crash happened sometime between 8:30 and 9 o'clock last night. two deputies and one reserve deputy were responding to a burglary- in-progress call when their vehicles collided. right now investigators are not able to tell exactly how the crash happened. myrick says that will be up to the highway patrol to determine. "anytime one of our vehicles are involved in any kind of traffic collision, south carolina highway patrol is the agency that is responsible for that investigation.
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they are also looking into this case right now. and we are really in the early phases of what will be a lengthy process. highway patrol's mait team was on the scene overnight collecting evidence needed to reconstruct this crash. we've made calls to the highway patrol and we hope to get an update this morning on where they stand in the investigation. live in lexington county, michal higdon, wis news 10. ted cruz, who is now the republican frontrunner according to a new nbc news/wall street journal poll, is upping his ante in attacks against donald trump. cruz is now leading trump by two percentage points. earlier this week-- the trump camp sent cruz a cease-and-desist letter, calling for cruz to get rid of an ad publicizing trump's supposed former pro-choice views on abortion-- or he'll sue. cruz's response to trump? bring on the lawsuits. "i'll confess, i laughed out loud. this has not been a typical race by any sense. and i don't think anyone is surprised that donald is threatening to sue people. he's done that most of his adult
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but this letter really was -- look, i've practiced law 20 years, and this letter really pressed the bounds of the most frivolous and ridiculous letters i've ever seen." cruz made the comments while at a cnn town hall in greenville last night. cruz continues his south carolina tour ahead of the first in the south primary this weekend. this afternoon, cruz will be in easley with senator mike lee. that's at three p-m and it's free. the event will be on powdersville road. meanwhile-- florida senator marco rubio is getting personal. the republican candidate spoke in greenville on wednesday night-- recalling his experience with racism growing up. he says he was too young to understand the issue, but that americans should confront racism in a responsible way-- in order to continue being a great nation. "i do recall growing up in las vegas, and some of the neighborhood kids were taunting my family, saying why don't you go back on your boat, why i was so young. i said, 'i
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marco rubio picked up a coveted endorsement in governor nikki haley. governor haley told a crowd on wednesday in columbia that she wanted somebody quote "humble enough" to work for all americans. she also said she wanted to endorse a candidate that would show her immigrant parents that coming to america was the best decision they ever made. "my job was to find the person i thought could do it the best. so i wanted somebody with fight. i wanted somebody with passion. i wanted somebody that had conviction to do the right thing but i wanted somebody humble enough that remembers that you work for all the people." haley joins a couple of other big names in south carolina politics to endorse rubio...including senator tim scott and representative trey gowdy. rubio will be in the upstate today in greenville
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at nine a-m, he'll be at a town hall in greenville. that will be at the christ church episcopal school-- but it's not open to the public. at 12:30, he'll be in anderson at the hilton garden inn. meanwhile, ben carson, who has struggled to gain numbers in the polls, is stating his views on prominent issues. carson spoke on privacy versus national security in greenville last night-- as apple takes on a san bernardino terrorists. carson said apple needs to sit down with government members and work out their relationship. speaking on the new supreme court justice debate-- carson says if he were in his last year of the white house, he would also nominate a successor for justice antonin scalia. carson will be talking to student voters at south carolina state university. the republican candidate will be at the "bridging the gap" town hall to talk about education, poverty and economic opportunity in south carolina. that's happening at noon today. three republican candidates will take the stage to appeal to voters at usc tonight. cnn is hosting a town hall meeting tonight from eight to 11 at the school of law
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donald trump, john kasich and jeb bush will be in attendance. anderson cooper will moderate the event and it will be broadcast live on cnn. for more decision 2016 coverage as we inch closer to the first in the south primary-- visit wis tv dot com. breaking overnight in the wis alert center... a major recall this morning involving toyota. the japanese automaker is recalling nearly three million suv's worldwide -- because of possible problems with the seat belts. in a statement released early this morning -- the company said a flaw could cause some rear seat belts to fail in a crash, leaving passengers unprotected. the flaw is suspected in the seperation of seatbelts in two crashes, one of which killed a passenger. most of the vehicles affected were built between 2005 and 20-14. one-point-three million of them were sold in north america. toyota dealers say they will fix the problem at no cost to the consumer. a big game tonight for the gamecock women's basketball team -- with the sec regular season
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usc clinched a share of their second straight title monday night by beating tennesse. tonight -- border rival georgia will cross state lines, and a win for the gamecocks would mean they clinch that title outright opening tip is at 7 o'clock at colonial life arena. if you can't make it to the game -- you watch on the sec network plus. and tim miller's getting your day started with your first alert forecast. enjoy the sunshine and warming temperatures for the rest of the week with highs mainly in the 60s and 70s and lows in the 30s and 40s. rain returns to the forecast monday through wednesday of next week. coming up on news 10 sunrise... chaos in alabama after a school bus bursts into flames-- just seconds after
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we'll show you the dramatic video along with the latest developments in the alert center.
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while some candidates suck up to trump...or run away from him in fear... jeb bush isn't afraid. jeb bush: "that is downright wrong..." he stands up to trump for his liberal democratic positions. calls out trump for insulting women, attacking the disabled... even trashing a decorated war hero. trump: "i like peoplethat weren't captured..." jeb bush: "john mccain is an american hero..." jeb bush. the better man. the real conservative. a commander in chief. right to rise usa
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students off the bus. in the video - you can see plumes of smoke rising from the burning bus. luckily all 15 middle school students on board and the driver evacuated as soon as the driver noticed smoke coming from the front of the vehicle. a witness noticed the flames and captured the video. investigators believe the fire started in the engine. the south carolina senate's
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get more money for the state's roads has started with a filibuster -- the same way it ended last year. senator tom davis took the floor wednesday, saying he isn't ready to give hundreds of millions of dollars in new money to the department of transportation unless the agency is changed. governor haley has also called for reforms to the dot. the dot commission is meeting today, and they'll take a look at plans for a statewide transportation improvement program it's been another record year for exports in south carolina. state officials announced wednesday the state exported nearly 31 billion dollars worth of goods in 2015. that's an increase of more than 4 percent over 2014. it was the sixth straight year that exports from south carolina set a record. a recent decision surrounding the annual okra strut in irmo has now been reversed by members of the town's council. town leaders had been talking about charging the lake murray irmo woman's club to take part in next year's festival. a new ordinance was introduced by the town council. if it passes the club will not be charged for next year's strut. the woman's club worked to
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ago -- and has cooked up the meeting. after the death of supreme court antonin scalia-- retired justice sandra day fellow republicans. obama to fill the supreme court's newly vacant seat quickly. o'connor called partisan chatter over the nomination unnecessary. some legal analysts are calling on obama to reappointment the 85- year-old o'connor. justice scalia was found dead saturday. he was 79. enjoy the sunshine and warming temperatures for the rest of the week with highs mainly in the 60s and 70s and lows in the 30s and 40s. rain returns to the forecast monday through
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this weekend -- public service agencies in lexington county are shooting for the stars in this year's "battle of the
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lexington county are shooting for the stars in this year's "battle of the badges" basketball this year's "battle of the badges" basketball tournament. each year deputies go head to head against public safety officials to raise money for a local cause. this year all will go to samaritan's well, a local shelter in lexington county. overall the sheriff's department has the most wins -- but we'll see how it plays out this year. and each department would love to see those in the community come out. the battle will take place this saturday at gilbert high school. dinner is at 6 and the game will start at 7. tickets are 7 dollars in advance or 10 dollars at the door. we've got plenty more of today's top headlines coming up after the break.
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stay with us on news 10 sunrise. all eyes are on south carolina
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the primaries. there are those who say we cannot defeat a corrupt political system and fix a rigged economy. but i believe we need to lift our vision above the obstacles in place and look to the american horizon. to a nation where every child can not only dream of going to college, but attend one. where quality healthcare will be a birthright of every citizen. where a good job is not a wish, but a reality. where women receive equal pay and a living wage is paid to all. an america where after a lifetime of labor, there is time for rest and grandchildren. a nation that defends our people and our values,
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i know we can create that america if we listen to our conscience and our hearts and not to the pundits and the naysayers. i'm bernie sanders. i approve this message,
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on the democratic side, recent
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hillary clinton with a significant lead over bernie sanders. but that doesn't mean clinton will stay on top. bernie sanders. but that doesn't mean clinton will stay on top. "we know that senator sanders has been on the front lines with dr. king and when they mention sentencing or the sentencing of staunch on civil rights because quite frankly i think it rings people down the road thinking that at the end of the day that's just not the way it works." sunday morning at 11 -- we discuss what appeals to voters from both the clinton and sanders campaigns. join us for awareness as we preview the democratic primary right here on wis news 10. the secretary of health and human services will visit flint michigan today to get a firsthand look at the federal response to
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sylvia burwell will talk with local leadership and community members about the next steps to address the city's ongoing health challenges. flint's mayor has recently called for quick action in flint to remove and replace old pipes in the city. but governor rick snyder announced a plan to coat the city's pipes with a protective film and conduct an infrastructure study first. after a weather delay, demolition work on the boone bridge in chesterfield, missouri is scheduled for this morning. demolition is scheduled for 10 a-m on the oldest span of the bridge. the bridge became obsolete last june when a new eastbound bridge opened. this will be the first of two blasts to demolish the old bridge, and a second explosion will take place at a later date that has yet to be determined. enjoy the sunshine and warming temperatures for the rest of the week with highs mainly in the 60s and 70s and lows in the 30s and 40s. rain returns to the forecast
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wednesday of next week. the time is now 5:--. we are back with another half hour, in just a few minutes. thanks for starting your day with news 10 sunrise.
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something is just fundamentally broken when african americans are more likely to be arrested by police, and sentenced to longer prison terms, for doing the same thing that whites do. ...when too many encounters with law enforcement end tragically. we need investments in education, health care and jobs, to counter generations of neglect. we have to face up to the hard truth of injustice and systemic racism. i'm hillary clinton,
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thanks for waking up with sunrise. i'm len kiese. i'm mary king. it's 5:30, on this thursday, february 18th. top stories... we're still working to find out the latest on three lexington county deputies' conditions after a crash involving two patrol vehicles. it happened a little before 9 last night on platt springs road-- just down from old orangeburg road. all three deputies were taken to the hospital with injuries. more on this, coming up. "every day is a great day in south carolina. ladies and gentlemen if we elect marco rubio, every day will be a great day in america." marco rubio picks up one of his biggest endorsements for the republican
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just days away from the south carolina primary -- rubio now hoping support from governor nikki haley will give him a big boost at the polls. the florida senator sits in 3rd place in the latest nbc news poll. that same poll also shows donald trump trailing nationally for the first time -- neck and neck with ted cruz. trump had a few choice words for governor haley after her announcement -- attacking her stance on immigration. we'll hear from trump just ahead. plus -- weather making headlines with what some may call an early-taste of spring. it will be cool today, but starting tomorrow -- we'll see temperatures warming up. tim miller has your first alert forecast as you wake up this morning. tim -- i doubt no one will be complaining about these warmer temperatures!
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temperatures for the rest of the week with highs mainly in the 60s and 70s and lows in the 30s and first alert traffic report platt springs road in lexington county is now open to traffic
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investigation involving two lexington county sheriff's department vehicles that collided. we're told the accident happened just before 9 o'clock last night. 3 deputy were hurt in the crash. our michal higdon is live from the scene this morning with what we know so far in the investigation -- michal this morning i'm told all three deputies involved in this crash are still in the hospital at this point -- but thankfully all are expected to be okay. this morning -- nothing is left of the scene at old orangeburg road and platt springs road, but overnight the scene looked very different. this accident had platt springs road closed for hours overnight as investigators were on scene to try and figure out how the crash happened. the details are limited. but lexington county sheriff's department spokesman adam myrick says two deputies and one reserve deputy were responding to a burglary- in-progress call when those two vehicles
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right now investigators are going through the process of determining the circumstances surrounding the crash. "we're not sure if they had lights and sirens on -- that's something that highway patrol, no doubt, will be looking into as a part of their investigation and a detail that we'll hopefully be able to determine soon. but, right now, that's a detail that we haven't yet confirmed." at this point -- highway patrol has taken over the investigation, which is standard procedure because a sheriff's department vehicle was involved. tropers were out here until early this morning gathering the evidence they needed to re-create and determine how the crash happened.. i have reached out to the highway patrol. we're hoping to learn more details soon. live in lexington county, michal higdon, wis news 10. breaking overnight in the alert center... google's ceo says the company is backing apple in the fbi fight
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of the san bernardino shooters. google has directed followers to apple's open letter arguing that helping the fbi gain access to the phone used by syed farook -- would threaten the security of tens of millions of american citizens. fbi investigators said they still haven't been able to get information from the iphone and have ordered apple to disable an encryption feature. google's ceo said on twitter last night -- that creating a backdoor feature would put tech companies in the position of hacking their own customers. three republican candidates will take the stage to appeal to voters at usc tonight. cnn is hosting a town hall meeting tonight from eight to 11 at the school of law on main street. donald trump, john kasich and jeb bush will be in attendance. anderson cooper will moderate the event and it will be broadcast live on cnn. trump isn't taking governor nikki haley's recent endorsement of marco rubio too well. trump spoke at a rally in sumter yesterday-- where audience members booed when they heard governor
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earlier this week, governor haley said she would support anyone but donald trump for president. that set off a firestorm between the two. trump spoke to voters-- saying governor haley is weak on her immigration policy. "first of all she's very weak on illegal immigration, she's very weak. she's very, very weak on illegal immigration, you can't have that. we need strong, strong immigration policies. we need to be strong, we can't go like we've gone before, very weak." trump-- who has fallen to second place behind ted cruz in a new nbc news/wall street journal poll, will be in gaffney today to talk to voters. he'll be at the broad river electric cooperative at 5:30 p-m. meanwhile, jeb bush is pushing back against new attacks from trump. trump accused bush of quote "wanting to look cool," but being far too late. bush responded to trump's twitter insults during his campaign stop in summerville on wednesday. "donald trump's not a
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a steady hand for sure and he's not a servant. intimidating. he's a bully. punch him back in the nose." bush will make a stop in rock hill today as he continues his campaign. he'll be at the magnolia room on laurel creek drive to host a town hall meeting. that's at 5:30. meanwhile-- the campaign trail wasn't so friendly for john kasich. kasich was interrupted by a group of planned parenthood protesters in bluffton yesterday. they asked the ohio governor why he hated women's health. kasich brushed off the interruption-- saying he loves when young people show up and protest. he said he supports strengthening women's healthcare and cutting funding for planned parenthood. "we are going to fund women's health very aggressively, including the fight to reduce infant mortality in our state. we are not cutting off women's health and we are not going to fund planned parenthood. because they put themselves in this pickle." kasich will sweep south carolina today-- as he
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state. first, he'll be in mount pleasant at 9:30 for a door-to-door launch for charleston. next, he'll head to clemson for a town hall that starts at 2:15. before making his way back to while democratic presidential candidate bernie sanders still has to campaign for this weekend's democratic caucus in nevada, he's focusing on winning the votes of south carolinians. sanders says he thinks his campaign will do a lot better here in the palmetto state than people hope. the vermont senator spoke to wis on wednesday, saying while clinton is well known in south carolina-- he is having success getting out his message of free health care, free college tuition and changes in the criminal justice system. sanders has so far been able to capture the minds of young voters. but not everyone is sold just yet. the youth vote and the african-american vote are very important, particularly here in the palmetto state. some students at usc say they've done their research-- and they aren't letting traditional norms skew who they support. to cast your vote in the republican primary on saturday-- there are a few things to keep in mind. polls around the state open up
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at 7 pm. you must have a form of photo id present. accepted forms of i.d. include a driver license, i.d. card from the dmv, voter registration card with a photo, military i.d. or a passport. once you've been checked in, a polling manager will take you to the voting booth. investigators are looking into an accident on highway 277 last night that sent two people to the hospital. columbia police say it happened on the north bound entry ramp from sunset boulevard. one vehicle was left in pretty bad shape on the side of the road. investigators are still trying to determine what caused a fire that nearly destroyed a columbia home. the home on redwood court was nearly engulfed in flames when firefighters arrived. video taken by fire crews show flames shooting up out of the home. fire officials say no one was hurt in the fire--but two people inside were taken to a hospital to be checked out as a precaution. a kershaw county judge will soon decide whether to grant bond to a camden man accused of fatally shooting a teenager. 49-year-old jimmy methe is still in jail after his court appearance wednesday.
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17-year-old brandon spencer, after methe claimed he caught him stealing from his truck saturday morning. the prosecution is asking for a high surety bond until proceedings move forward. coming up on news 10 sunrise... a modern twist on one of the world's most popular board games-- fit for those who are tech savvy. the new changes monopoly is enjoy the sunshine and warming temperatures for the rest of the week with highs i don't know what i'm doing. i can't find anything
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today, you can enjoy your glass
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more than usual after work -- it's national drink wine day! as if you need more convincing -- wine consumption does have some health benefits. moderate drinkers have lower risks for liver disease, type two diabetes,
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stroke and some cancers. wine can also reduce "bad" cholesterol, or l-d-l, cholesterol. it turns out -- today is also "national crab-stuffed flounder" day, so aficionados can both at the same meal. on a more starving artist note... kanye west fans have started "go fund me" campaigns to help pay for the rappers so-called "debt." west claimed on twitter saturday that he is 53- million dollars in debt. tmz says the 53-million actually represents kanye's investment dollars that are tied up in his music and fashion lines.
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supporting kanye have raised nada. but as of this morning -- fundaiser and fan jeremy piatt of minneoapolis has collected over three- thousand dollars. speaking of money -- one game is saying goodbye to the banker it's had since the beginning. hasbro has showed off a new version of one of the world's most popular board games called,
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world's most popular board games called, "monopoly ultimate banking game." it eliminates both the game's signature paper money and the banker position. instead, players will scan special bank cards on a handheld banking unit. for days and weeks after
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fourth when her car got caught in raging flood waters and was tossed up a tree. trapped in her car, erika was
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escape and kicked out her windshield. 05:12:51 that's when i kicked the windshield out but i couldn't get out that way because of the current and because there was so much debris at that time. and i was like i don't want to die in my car, i don't want my mom to find me in my car. our cameras captured erika's car during the flood, but now we're hearing her story of survival. tonight at 11 -- erika walks with us to the very place she clung to life for hours in raging flood waters. in her first visit back since the floods, she shares about her rescue, and her struggle to recover both physically and mentally. enjoy the sunshine and warming temperatures for the rest of the week with highs mainly in the 60s and 70s and lows in the 30s and 40s. rain returns to the forecast monday through wednesday of next week. hundreds of people will come together this saturday to lace up their shoes and show their
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columbia. the race for the place 5k for st. lawrence place is particularly meaningful to kershaw loynes. kershaw and her four sons are alumni of st. lawrence place-- a 30- home community in columbia that helps homeless families get back on their feet through specialized programs. kershaw and her youngest son cephius will be walking and running in the race saturday as a way to give back and encourage other families who are currently at st. lawrence. kershaw loynes/former slp resident 08:04:47 you can't just kershaw loynes/former slp resident 08:04:47 you can't just wake up one morning and there it is- there is a process, there needs to be accountability. there needs to be a network of people that help you and your family 08:06:44 i'm just a small part of the success that comes out of
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a senior administration official confirms that today, the white house will announce that the president will travel to latin america next month --- including cuba. cuban leader raul castro and president obama announced in 2014 that the two countries would begin to normalize relations after 50 years without diplomatic ties. guns will be allowed in classrooms at the university of texas at austin next school year under new guidelines. the school's president approved guidelines that comply with a state law. the law allows concealed handgun license holders to bring their weapons into classrooms. state law requires public universities to
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the florida winners of the 1-point-5-billion- . thanks for starting your day with news 10 sunrise.
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three sheriff's deputies were taken to the hospital after a crash involving two patrol cars. we'll bring you the very latest- live from the scene. plus... bring it -- a challenge from ted cruz to donald trump. why cruz says's he's not concerned as donald trump threatens to sue. and -- game day for the usc women's basketball team. what's on the line tonight -- as the gamecocks renew their border rivalry with the georgia bulldogs. good morning. thanks for waking up with sunrise. i'm len kiese. and i'm mary king. it's 6 o'clock. top stories as you're waking up this morning... we're told three lexington county deputies after expected to be okay after a crash involving two patrol vehicles. it happened a little before 9 last night on platt springs road-- just down from old orangeburg road. all three were taken to the hospital with injuries. our michal higdon will have a live report from the
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minutes. and -- on the campaign trail the nation has a new republican presidential frontrunner. the latest nbc news/wall street journal poll shows ted cruz leading donald trump by two percentage points. that's after months of polling showing trump with a lead. cruz's take on the bump in the polls...just ahead. plus... the man in third looking for a boost heading into saturday's primary. governor haley announced she's supporting marco rubio. we'll hear what she has to say, coming up-- as she continues to hit the trail with the candidate. but first-- we're looking up at skies full of sunshine here in the midlands today. tim miller has a check of your first alert forecast as you wake up this morning. great stretch of weather over the next few days. mostly sunny with highs in the upper 50s today then warmer through the weekend! friday sunday: partly cloudy, highs in the upper 60s to middle 70s by sunday. changes coming as it looks wet and cooler starting monday and much of the next week.
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back to our top story this morning-- three lexington county deputies injured after two of
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emergency call. this happened on platt springs road near old orangeburg road. our michal higdon is live where this crash happened with the latest details. the scene at this point in the morning is clear and a very different picture than what we were seeing just hours ago. i talked with adam myrick, the spokesperson for the lexington county sheriff's department. he says all three deputies involved in this crash are in stable condition with non life-threatening injuries and expected to be okay. this is video of what that crash scene looked like last night. right now details are still very limited on how this crash happened -- as we await new information from the highway patrol. what we do know is the crash happened sometime between 8:30 and 9 o'clock last night. two deputies and one reserve deputy were responding to a burglary- in-progress call when their vehicles collided. right now investigators are not
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how the crash happened. myrick says that will be up to the highway patrol to determine. "anytime one of our vehicles are involved in any kind of traffic collision, south carolina highway patrol is the agency that is responsible for that investigation. so as per the standard policy, they are also looking into this case right now. and we are really in the early phases of what will be a lengthy process. highway patrol's mait team was on the scene overnight collecting evidence needed to reconstruct this crash. we've made calls to the highway patrol and we hope to get an update this morning on where they stand in the investigation. live in lexington county, michal higdon, wis news 10. new national frontruner ted cruz is upping the ante in attacks against donald trump. earlier this week-- the trump
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cease-and-desist letter, threatening to sue unless cruz got rid of an ad on trump's former pro-choice views on abortion, that trump says were false. cruz's response to trump? bring on the lawsuits. "i'll confess, i laughed out loud. this has not been a typical race by any sense. and i don't think anyone is surprised that donald is threatening to sue people. he's done that most of his adult life. but this letter really was -- look, i've practiced law 20 years, and this letter really pressed the bounds of the most frivolous and ridiculous letters i've ever seen." cruz made the comments while at a cnn town hall in greenville last night. cruz continues his south carolina tour ahead of the saturday primary today in easley. he'll be campaigning with senator mike lee. the event will be on powdersville road. meanwhile-- florida senator marco rubio is getting personal. rubio took the stage before cruz at that cnn town hall -- recalling his experience with racism growing up. he says he was too young to
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but that americans should confront racism in a responsible way-- in order to continue being a great nation. "i do recall growing up in las vegas, and some of the neighborhood kids were taunting my family, saying why don't you go back on your boat, why don't you go back to your country. i didn't know what they were talking about. i was so young. i said, 'i don't swim.'" governor nikki haley shared a similar story about growing up in america when she announced her endorsement of rubio -- part of the reason she says she's now backing him governor haley told a crowd on wednesday in columbia that she wanted somebody quote "humble enough" to work for all americans. she said she wanted to endorse a candidate that would show her immigrant parents that coming to america was the best decision they ever made. "my job was to find the person i thought could do it the best. so i wanted somebody with fight. i wanted somebody with passion. i wanted somebody that had conviction to do the right thing but i wanted somebody humble enough
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all the people." haley joins a couple of other big names in south carolina politics to endorse rubio...including senator tim scott and representative trey gowdy. governor haley will be with rubio today during a town hall event in greenville. that's at 9 this morning -- and is not open to the public. at 12:30, he'll be in anderson at the hilton garden inn. retired neurosurgeon ben carson, who has struggled to gain numbers in the polls, is stating his views on prominent issues. carson was the first to speak at the greenville town hall last night. he touched on privacy versus national security in light of an fbi order to apple to help them hack the phone of one of the san bernardino shooters. carson said apple needs to sit down with government members and work out their relationship. he also addressed the supreme court justice debate-- saying he would nominate a successor to justice antonin scalia if he was in president obama's shoes. today -- carson will be talking to student voters at
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he'll take part in the "bridging the gap" town hall to talk about education, poverty and economic opportunity in south carolina. that's at noon. tonight -- cnn will host another town hall here in columbia featuring the other three republicans still in the race. donald trump, john kasich and jeb bush will be there to take questions. that's happening from 8 to 11 at the usc school of law on main street. anderson cooper will moderate. for more decision 2016 coverage as we inch closer to the first in the south primary-- visit wis tv dot com. breaking overnight in the wis alert center... a major recall this morning involving toyota. the japanese automaker is recalling nearly three million suv's worldwide -- because of possible problems with the seat belts. in a statement released early this morning -- the company said a flaw could cause some rear seat belts to fail in a crash, leaving passengers unprotected. the flaw is suspected in the seperation of seatbelts in two crashes, one of which killed a passenger. most of the vehicles affected were built between 2005 and 20-14. one-point-three million of them
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america. toyota dealers say they will fix the problem at no cost to the consumer. the south carolina senate's debate on how to get more money for the state's roads has started with a filibuster -- the same way it ended last year. senator tom davis took the floor wednesday, saying he isn't ready to give hundreds of millions of dollars in new money to the department of transportation unless the agency is changed. governor haley has also called for reforms to the dot. the dot commission is meeting today, and they'll take a look at plans for a statewide transportation improvement program a big game tonight for the gamecock women's basketball team -- with the sec regular season championship on the line. usc clinched a share of their second straight title monday night by beating tennesse. tonight -- border rival georgia will cross state lines, and a win for the gamecocks would mean they clinch that title outright opening tip is at 7 o'clock at colonial life arena. if you can't make it to the game -- you watch on the sec network plus.
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alert forecast today. here's tim miller. great stretch of weather over the next few days. mostly sunny with highs in the upper 50s today then warmer through the weekend! friday sunday: partly cloudy, highs in the upper 60s to middle 70s by sunday. changes coming as it looks wet and cooler starting monday and of the next week. pope francis has left mexico after a 5 day visit around the country. what he called on from
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world in his final message in front of a huge crowd. it's been another record year
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and a caramel-flavored swirl uplift your mood. indulge in a hot or iced macchiato today. america runs on dunkin'. carolina. state officials announced wednesday the state exported nearly 31 billion dollars worth of goods in 2015. that's an increase of more than 4 percent over 2014. it was the sixth straight year that exports from south carolina set a record. the director of south carolina's department of public safety is heading for
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the helm. yesterday, the senate unanimously approved leroy smith for a second term at the dps. the agency overseas the highway patrol, transport police, and bureau of protective services. smith took over the agency in 2011. he says he hopes to address concerns over low pay to help retain troopers. after the death of supreme court justice antonin scalia-- retired justice sandra day o'connor is speaking out against fellow republicans on who should replace him. o'connor is urging president obama to fill the supreme court's newly vacant seat quickly -- while republicans say it should be the next president who makes that nomination. some legal analysts are calling on obama to reappointment the 85- year-old o'connor. justice scalia died saturday. pope francis used a mass at the u.s.-mexico border to call on governments worldwide to open their hearts to the "human tragedy that is forced migration" -- a reference to drug-cartel violence that has plagued mexico. a huge crowd gathered in juarez, just across the border from el paso, texas. thousands more watched a livestream video at a college stadium in el paso. the event capped the pope's
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great stretch of weather over the next few days. mostly sunny with highs in the upper 50s today then warmer through the weekend! friday sunday: partly cloudy, highs in the upper 60s to middle 70s by sunday. changes coming as it looks wet and cooler starting monday and of the next week. today's picture the weather is from shawn smith, thomas sumter academy send us your weather pictures to
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in the wis alert center... a federal grand jury has indicted nevada rancher cliven bundy.
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ryan and ammon were also indicted they face 16 felony charges relating to an armed standoff with the federal government in 20-14. bundy was arrested in oregon, where his sons were involved in the occupation of an oregon wildlife refuge. the most serious crimes they face are assault on a federal law enforcement officer, and extortion. cliven bundy could spend the rest of his life in prison if convicted. up next on sunrise -- a look at your thursday headlines. including new concerns this morning out of south korea about a possible attack from the north. all eyes are on south carolina as we gear up for the primaries. on the democratic side, recent poll numbers show hillary clinton with a significant lead over bernie sanders. but that doesn't mean clinton will stay on top. "we know that senator sanders has been on the front lines with dr. king and when they mention secretary clinton's 40 years of experience i
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harsh stance on federal sentencing or the sentencing of our young people. our black and brown people. i wonder does that legacy factor in on claims that she's been staunch on civil rights because quite frankly i think it rings hollow." "can we also find a president who can live up to the promises that lead young people down the road thinking that at the end of the day there's going to be this big pot of money and all your debt related to you being educated is going to gone. that's just not the way it works." sunday morning at 11 -- we discuss what appeals to voters from both the clinton and sanders campaigns. join us for awareness as we preview the democratic primary right here on wis. great stretch of weather over
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change does not roll in on the wheels of inevitability. bernie sanders. he was there when dr. king marched on washington. unafraid to challenge the status quo to end racial profiling, take on police misconduct, and take down a system that profits from mass imprisonment. there is no president who will fight harder to end institutional racism. education. opportunity. reform. bernie.
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mostly sunny with highs in the upper 50s today then warmer through the weekend! friday sunday: partly cloudy, highs in the upper 60s to middle 70s by sunday. changes coming as it looks wet visit flint michigan today to get a firirhand look at the
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the city's water crisis. secretary burwell will talk with local leadership and visit a health center that is providing lead testing and health services to families and children. governor rick snyder announced a plan wednesday to coat the city's pipes with a protective film and conduct an infrastructure study before the pipes get replaced. digital rights advocates came out to support apple against federal demands that it help unlock the iphone of one of the san bernardino shooters. protesters gathered outside the apple store in san francisco wednesday. organizers say the order for apple to build a software "backdoor" to help the fbi is "unprecedented." apple says it will fight it. meanwhile -- big news for apple this morning overseas. today the tech giant launched it's apple pay service in china. apple is a late arrival in the chinese market, where e-payments are already popular. apple launches the same service in the united states in october of 2014. south korea's spy agency says north korean leader kim jong un recently ordered preparations for launching attacks on seoul. in a closed-door briefing this morning -- south korea's national intelligence
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that kim's spy agency is working to implement his order to carry out cyber and other attacks. worries about the north are growing since its recent nuclear test and rocket launch. ahead in our next half hour of sunrise -- wild video of a school bus that went up in flames. and the students on that bus -- made it to safety just in time.
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i'm len kiese. i'm mary king. it's 6:30. top stories this morning... 3 lexington county deputies' injured in a crash last night continue to recover this morning. they were hurt after two patrol vehicles collided. this happened before 9 last night on platt springs road. our michal higdon is live on the scene this morning and will have more on what's being done to determine the cause of the crash. "every day is a great day in south carolina. ladies and gentlemen if we elect marco rubio, every day will be a great day in america." a timely endorsement for marco rubio ahead of the
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governor nikki haley says rubio is the candidate best fit to lead america. rubio -- now hoping support from governor haley will give him a big boost at the polls. the florida senator sits in 3rd place in the latest nbc news poll. that same poll also shows donald trump trailing nationally for the first time -- neck and neck with ted cruz. trump had a few choice words for governor haley after her announcement -- attacking her stance on immigration. we'll hear from trump just ahead. plus -- weather making headlines with what some may call an early-taste of spring. it will be cool today, but starting tomorrow -- we'll see temperatures warming up. tim miller has your first alert forecast as you wake up this morning. tim -- nothing to complain about this weekend as voters head to the polls? great stretch of weather over the next few days. mostly sunny with highs in the upper 50s today then
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friday sunday: partly cloudy, highs in the upper 60s to middle 70s by sunday. changes coming as it looks wet and cooler starting monday and much of the next week. first alert traffic report a heads up if you're traveling on interstate 26 east today. the department of transporation says the
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east today. the department of transporation says the right lane from broad river road to harbison boulevard will be closed starting at 9 this morning for pothole repairs. that lane will remain closed until 3 this afternoon. platt springs road in lexington county is now open to traffic this morning after an extensive investigation involving two lexington county sheriff's department vehicles that collided. we're told the accident happened just before 9 o'clock last night. 3 deputy were hurt in the crash. our michal higdon is live from the scene this morning with what we know so far in the investigation -- michal this morning i'm told all three deputies involved in this crash are still in the hospital at this point -- but thankfully all are expected to be okay. this morning -- nothing is left of the scene at old orangeburg road and platt springs road, but overnight the scene looked very different. this accident had platt springs road closed for hours overnight as investigators
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scene to try anfigure out how the crash happened. the details are limited. but lexington county sheriff's department spokesman adam myrick says two deputies and one reserve deputy were responding to a burglary- in-progress call when those two vehicles crashed last night. right now investigators are going through the process of determining the circumstances surrounding the crash. "we're not sure if they had lights and sirens on -- that's something that highway patrol, no doubt, will be looking into as a part of their investigation and a detail that we'll hopefully be able to determine soon. but, right now, that's a detail that we haven't yet confirmed." at this point -- highway patrol has taken over the investigation, which is standard procedure because a sheriff's department vehicle was involved. tropers were out here until early this morning gathering the evidence they needed to re-create and determine how the crash happened.. i have reached out to the highway patrol. we're hoping to learn more details soon.
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higdon, wis news 10. usccill host three of the republican presidential candidates looking to make a final push for south carolina voters. cnn is putting on a town hall at the school of law on main street. donald trump, john kasich and jeb bush will be in attendance. anderson cooper will moderate. trump had a lot to say about governor haley after her endorsement of marco rubio wednesday. trump spoke at a packed rally in sumter yesterday -- and the crowd booed when he brought up governor haley's name. earlier this week, before her rubio endorsement, governor haley make it clear trump would not be her choice for president. yesterday -- trump attacked haley on her immigration policy. "first of all she's very weak on illegal immigration, she's very weak. she's very, very weak on illegal immigration, you can't have that. we need strong, strong immigration policies. we need to be strong, we can't go like we've gone before, very weak." today trump will be in gaffney for an event at the broad river
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meanwhile, jeb bush is pushing back against new attacks from trump. trump accused bush of quote "wanting to look cool" by removing his glasses for an event -- but says it's far too late. bush responded to trump's twitter insults in summerville wednesday -- saying trump is misrepresenting himself as a conservative. "donald trump's not a conservative and he's not a steady hand for sure and he's not a servant. it's all about him and i'm the only guy going after him. i don't feel like that he's intimidating. he's a bully. punch him back in the nose." bush will make a stop in rock hill today as he continues his campaign. he'll be at the magnolia room on laurel creek drive for a town hall. john kasich had his campaign event in blufton interupted by some protestors. a group of young voters who were against planned parenthood shouted out, asking the ohio governor why he hated women's health. kasich brushed off the
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loves when young people show up and protest. he said he supports strengthening women's healthcare and cutting funding for planned parenthood. "we are going to fund women's health very aggressively, including the fight to reduce infant mortality in our state. we are not cutting off women's health and we are not going to fund planned parenthood. because they put themselves in this pickle." kasich has a busy day ahead of him -- with three stops planned across the state. he'll be in mount pleasant this morning. he'll head to clemson for a town hall that starts at 2:15. before returning to columbia for tonight's cnn town hall -- he'll be in york county for a town hall there. to cast your vote in the republican primary on saturday-- there are a few things to keep in mind. polls are open from 7-to-7 you must have one of the forms of photo id you see on your screen.. once you've been checked in, a polling manager will take you to the voting booth. if you're planning on casting your vote early in the republican primary -- tomorrow is the deadline
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ballots in. if you're voting absentee in the democratic primary you'll have until next friday. for more decision 2016 coverage as we inch closer to the first in the south primary-- visit wis tv dot com. breaking overnight in the alert center... google's ceo says the company is backing apple in the fbi fight over cracking the phone of one of the san bernardino shooters. google is siding with apple arguing that helping the fbi gain access to a phone used by syed farook -- would also threaten the security of tens of millions of american citizens. still haven't been able to get information from the iphone and have ordered apple to disable an encryption feature. google's ceo says creating a backdoor feature would put tech companies in the position of hacking their own customers. investigators are looking into an accident on highway 277 last night that sent two people to the hospital. columbia police say it happened on the north bound entry ramp from sunset boulevard.
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bad shape on the side of the road. investigators are still trying to determine what caused a fire that nearly destroyed a columbia home. the home on redwood court was nearly engulfed in flames when fire officials say no one was hurt in the fire--but two people inside were taken to a hospital to be checked out as a precaution. a kershaw county judge will soon decide whether to grant bond to a camden man accused of fatally shooting a teenager. 49-year-old jimmy methe is still in jail after his court appearance wednesday. methe is accused of shooting 17-year-old brandon spencer, after methe claimed he caught him stealing from his truck saturday morning. the prosecution is asking for a high surety bond until proceedings move forward. while the spotlight will be on the republicans this weekend -- the democratic candidates will follow closely behind. what bernie sanders told our charles molineaux in a one on one interview, about his
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democratic presidential candidate bernie sanders is focused on this weekend's
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-- but he's also looking ahead to south carolina. polls show sanders trailing hillary right now in south carolina. but he says he thinks his campaign will do a lot better here in the palmetto state than people hope. the vermont senator spoke to wis on wednesday, saying while clinton is well known in south carolina-- he is having success getting out his message of free health care, free college tuition and changes in the criminal justice system. "we did very well in iowa. we defined expectations there. we won in new hampshire. i think we've got a real good shot in nevada. and i honestly believe we are going to do a lot, a lot better in south carolina then people have thought that we would." sanders has so far been able to capture the minds of young voters. but not everyone is sold just yet.
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african-american vote are very important, particularly here in the palmetto state. some students at usc say they've done their research-- and they aren't letting traditional norms skew who they support. up next -- we'll take another look at that dramatic video we showed you earlier this morning. what's believed to have sent this alabama bus up in flames just moments after the students were evacuated. jeb bush's super pac continues to throw mud, this time about john kasich. newt gingrich responded, "any suggestion that john kasich is anti-defense is simply false. i served with him for sixteen years and he
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any ad attacking kasich on defense should be pulled as false and misleading."
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just into the alert center this morning a couple traveling from south korea is accused of trying to smuggle some 4-point-65-million dollars in fake money into the u.s. us customs and border patrol offers found the money after the couple from vietnam arrived at the detroit metro airport. according to federal agents, the couple attempted to import the fake money and burn it as an offering to the deceased. agents say because the couple never tried to spend the money, they were not arrested. dramatic video of an alabama
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moments after the driver got all students off the bus. you can see plumes of smoke rising from the burning bus. the driver began evacuating the students after noticing smoke in the engine. someone driving by at the time stopped to take the video. for days and weeks after october's historic flood, the pictures of dramatic rescues left us speechless. while many of those rescues were caught on camera, there were things we didn't see. memories that survivors live with every day. that includes columbia woman erika wright. erika says she was driving home on decker boulevard the morning of october fourth when her car got caught in raging flood waters and was tossed up a tree. trapped in her car, erika was forced to find a way to escape and kicked out her windshield. 05:12:51 that's when i kicked the windshield out but i couldn't get out that way because of the current and because there was so much debris at that time. and i was like i don't want to die in my car, i
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my car. our cameras captured erika's car during the flood, but now we're hearing her story of survival. tonight at 11 -- erika walks with us to the very place she clung to life for hours in raging flood waters. in her first visit back since the floods, she shares about her rescue, and her struggle to recover both physically and mentally. plus what we found unexpectedly in our walk along decker that brought erika to tears. great stretch of weather over the next few days. mostly sunny with highs in the upper 50s today then warmer through the weekend! friday sunday: partly cloudy, highs in the upper 60s to middle 70s by sunday. changes coming as it looks wet and cooler starting monday and much of the next week. hundreds of people will come together this saturday to lace up their shoes and show their support for homeless families in columbia. the race for the place 5k for st. lawrence place is particularly meaningful to
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kershaw and her four sons are alumni of st. lawrence place-- a 30- home community in columbia that helps homeless families get back on their feet through specialized programs. kershaw and her youngest son cephius will be walking and running in the race saturday as a way to give back and encourage other families who are currently at st. lawrence. kershaw loynes/former slp resident 08:04:47 you can't just wake up one morning and there it is- there is a process, there needs to be accountability. there needs to be a network of people that help you and your family 08:06:44 i'm just a small part of the success that comes out of st. lawrence place.there are many other families like me- it really makes a difference the race for the place 5k will start this saturday at 8am behind st. joseph's catholic church, with a kids fun run starting at 9am. all of the money raised will help support programs for the families of st. lawrence place. there is still time to sign up. we've put a link under the big red 10. the time is now . coming up, we'll have one final
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weather. plus the headlines of the day. thanks for starting your day with us! she spent a lifetime making a difference for people. winning healthcare for 8 million children. benefits for families of reservists and the national guard. standing strong around the world for human rights and women's rights. hillary clinton. she'll raise the minimum wage. take on the drug companies to lower the cost of prescription drugs. and give everyone the opportunity to go to college without going into debt. she'll get the job done... for us. i'm hillary clinton
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top stories this morning... 3 lexington county deputies are recovering from a crash involving two of this happened last night on platt springs road near old orangeburg road. investigators say it's still
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but the deputies were responding to a report of a burglary-in-progress. we're told the deputies will be okay. toyota is recalling nearly three million suv's worldwide because of possible problems with seat belts. the company says a flaw could cause some rear seat belts to fail in a crash. most of the vehicles affected were built between 2005 and 20-14. toyota dealers say it will fix the problem at no cost. a shakeup on the campaign trail -- with the latest nbc news-wall street journal poll showing ted cruz as the leading candidate among likely republican voters -- just two points ahead of donald trump with florida senator marco rubio in 3rd place. hings are only gettiti nastier on the campaign trail between the top two candidates. cruz now telling trump "sue me" in response to trump's lawsuit threats. the today show will have more right after sunrise. tonight -- cnn will host another town hall here in columbia featuring donald trump, john kasich and jeb bush. that's happening from 8 to 11 at the usc school of law on main street. anderson cooper will moderate.
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the campaign trail today with florida senator, marco rubio. governor haley announced her endorsement of rubio as the republican presidential nominee during an event yesterday in chapin. haley says she believes rubio will be the candidate to unite the republican party and strengthen the american- spirit. great stretch of weather over the next few days. mostly sunny with highs in the upper 50s today then warmer through the weekend! friday sunday: partly cloudy, highs in the upper 60s to middle 70s by sunday. changes coming as it looks wet and cooler starting monday and much of the next week. looking to cinch the outright sec regular season title when the georgia bulldogs roll into colonial life arena. they clinched a share of the title monday by beating tennessee. game time is 7 o'clock. thanks for starting your day with news 10 sunrise.
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good morning. breaking overnight the white house expected to announce today that president obama will head to cuba next month, the first american president to go there in nearly 90 years. a historic trip being met with praise and criticism. game change? ted cruz just ahead of donald trump in our new national poll. >> the sounds you're hearing is the sound of screams coming from washington, d.c. >> this morning why trump says he is not buying those results. slippery slope? the tech world lining up behind apple as a government tries to get the company to hack into the iphone of this san bernardino shooter. the epic battle over principle, privacy and protecting america. and speaking out. why the sister of nicole brown

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